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Spartan Super 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016      1 comments

SPARTAN SUPER CONQUERED! I knew this one was going to be a difficult one for me. Especially the distance aspect of it. After conquering the BattleFrog the weekend before this race, I stayed on track with my P90X routine the 4 days of the ... Read more
BattleFrog 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016      1 comments

3rd race of the season and 2nd OCR race. I was really excited about this one. It is approximately 8k and 25 obstacles. The environment is a lot different than a Spartan OCR. Since I am a military veteran, this more closer to home to me. It w... Read more
Spartan Sprint 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016      2 comments

Second race of the year was last weekend (March 12, 2016) in Houston. My first Spartan race, Spartan Sprint. Distance is usually 3 to 5 miles; 20 to 25 obstacles. I didn't really know what to expect, except I knew it would be a little muddy sinc... Read more
2016 Race Season has started
Monday, April 18, 2016      2 comments

Kinda late on posting. Race season 2016 has started. This year started with our AWESOME local 15k race "Fresh 15". Like the saying goes, "You get out what you put in." I did do my long runs on Saturdays before the race, but didn't do enough shor... Read more
2015 St Gregory 5k
Sunday, September 20, 2015      5 comments

It has been a little since my last 5k run. Yesterday I participated in a local 5k race St. Gregory 5k Fun Run. I love to support this race. This year it had a different route. The 1st mile was mostly up-hill. Considering the difficulty of t... Read more
5k Mudd Run OCR Race
Sunday, September 20, 2015      8 comments

Here comes my first mudd run emoticon Last Saturday (September 12) I participated in a 5k Mudd Run. Someone f... Read more
Certified Personal Training advise needed....
Monday, July 20, 2015      4 comments

For those of you that are certified personal trainers or being trained by one, I need some advise. Nutrition is obviously a struggle with a lot of people. If a person is on a limited budget and they need to lose weight, what is more important?... Read more
Truth has been revealed!
Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

I have been going through this year by semi watching what I eat and doing my daily exercises. Some weeks are good and some are bad. Lately I have realized that I am gaining weight again. I have not done any measurements or done a weigh-in in s... Read more
1st OCR race....
Monday, June 08, 2015      9 comments

To break up the monotony of running 5k's, 10k's, and half marathon's, I decided to participate in a OCR (obstacle course race). Like the Boy Scout motto, "Be Prepared", this was no different. I researched a couple months ahead of time what mos... Read more
Surprise Running Race
Monday, March 30, 2015      7 comments

Why was this race called a "Surprise Race"? This past Saturday was the Tyler Azalea 10k & 5k race. I usually do plan on running the 10k every year, but I didn't feel like I was really ready this year since my pace has gone down. This ye... Read more
2015 racing season has started!
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      7 comments

Racing season starts off with a 15k. It is a local race that started last year and they did a fantastic job. It is the best running race in Tyler, Tx. The swag, shirts, and medals were AWESOME! For all of you elite runners, this is the race ... Read more
4th Half Marathon in the record books
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      3 comments

This is from last year. I didn't ever do a blog on it. It was a great race. I felt good the whole way. Time = 2:15:53 Pace = 10:22/mile Not bad for ending my year with 4 half marathons. 2015 I will return back to running my 5... Read more
Running is more enjoyable!
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

I have recently purchased 3 devices that have made my running a lot more enjoyable. They are my new Samsung Galaxy S5, Mpow Swift Bluetooth headset, and a new running belt by Camden Gear. The Samsung Galaxy S5, this phone is AMAZING. I use... Read more
3rd Half Marathon in the record book
Monday, September 22, 2014      9 comments

3rd Half Marathon in the record book I am glad to say that I survived that one. That was my hardest race ever. The morning started off great. No rushing. A... Read more
Daily Motivation
Monday, August 04, 2014      5 comments

“Everyone is an athlete. The only difference is that some of us are in training, and some are not.” Have a blessed workout! ... Read more

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